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January 22 to January 28: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, January 22nd, 2023 6:23am MST

Protracted cold spells, damaging and injuring winds and heavy snowfall mark our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 15-23 In 1962…a protracted cold spell kept metro Denver in the deep freeze for more than a week. From the 15th thru the 23rd…low temperatures were zero or below […]

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January 15 to January 21: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 5:11am MST

January’s reputation of being dry and windy is evidenced in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. While there are some notable events involving snow, high winds have been the most frequent event worthy of mention. From the National Weather Service: 13-15 In 2021…strong and damaging winds developed across Front Range mountains…foothills […]

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January 8 to January 14: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, January 8th, 2023 5:25am MST

January in Colorado is known for two main weather conditions – cold and wind. Our look back at this week in Denver weather history shows why this reputation is well earned. From the National Weather Service: 7-8 In 1911…gale force winds occurred in Boulder causing minor injuries. In 1937…cold arctic air plunged temperatures below zero […]

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January 1 to January 7: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, January 4th, 2023 5:29am MST

One of our coldest and driest months, January is not normally known for its weather extremes. However just like any in Colorado, significant events can occur as we see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. From the National Weather Service: 31-1 In 1900…low temperatures dipped to 19 degrees below zero […]

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December 25 to December 31: This Week in Denver Weather History

Wednesday, December 28th, 2022 5:08am MST

Christmas Day is normally a relatively quiet day in terms of the weather as we recently discussed but the week between it and New Year’s can be quite eventful. Among the highlights are a prolonged period of sub-zero temperatures that lasted nearly five days. As you might expect, there have also been notable snowstorms that […]

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December 18 to December 24: This week in Denver weather history

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022 6:28am MST

Looking back at Denver weather history, it is readily apparent that the week leading up to Christmas has historically been a very eventful one. There are certainly many of the snow and wind events we would expect to see. Most notable however are the major winter storms like the pre-Christmas storm of 2006 and of […]

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December 11 to December 17: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, December 11th, 2022 5:09am MST

This time of year snow is a common occurrence but in our look back at this week in Denver weather history we are struck by the lack of significant snow events in the history books for the period. What we do see instead are a number of high wind events, many of which caused widespread […]

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December 4 to December 10: This week in Denver weather history

Thursday, December 8th, 2022 5:17am MST

As we have seen in recent days, Old Man Winter oftentimes makes his appearance in earnest during the month of Denver. Looking back at this week in Denver weather history we can see that is not at all unusual. From the National Weather Service: 1-5 In 1913…the 1st marked the start of the heaviest 5-day […]

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November 27 to December 3: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, November 27th, 2022 4:43pm MST

Cold, snow and wind are the dominant conditions we see in our look back at this week in Denver weather history. All three are common this time of year and extremes with those conditions seem to be unusually common as well. Among the highlights are numerous high wind events that not only caused damage but […]

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November 20 to November 26: This Week in Denver Weather History

Sunday, November 20th, 2022 4:55am MST

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, travelers cast a wary eye on Denver’s weather and in our look back at this week in Denver weather history we see they have had cause for concern in the past. Snowstorms and wind have caused their share of problems. Also notable, it was 140 years ago that Denver’s first […]

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